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Sentencing set for man accuse of killing grandparents

Jun. 27, 2022 08:36 AM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A sentencing date has now been set in Outagamie County Circuit Court for a man convicted of fatally shooting his grandparents in 2019. Sentencing had been put on hold after attorneys for 20-year-old Alexander Kraus said his mental health had deteriorated and...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jun. 27, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 26, 2022. Editorial: It’s time to close the dead suspect loophole In the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, families of the victims in Uvalde have pleaded with law enforcement for a full accounting of a...

Norway: Suspect in deadly Pride shooting agrees to custody

Jun. 27, 2022 05:02 AM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Oslo has agreed to be held in pretrial custody for four weeks and will therefore not appear in court on Monday, a Norwegian court said. Zaniar Matapour, a 42-year-old Norwegian...

Today in History: June 27, Thurgood Marshall retires

Jun. 27, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, June 27, the 178th day of 2022. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights in a quarter-century,...

Family, friends mourn British journalist killed in Brazil

Jun. 26, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

NITEROI, Brazil (AP) — Gathered at a cemetery on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, friends and relatives paid their final respects on Sunday to British journalist Dom Phillips, killed in the Brazilian Amazon while researching for a book about how to save the world’s largest rainforest. ...

Albuquerque police say 2 homicides cases may be connected

Jun. 26, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect was in custody Sunday after two homicides in Albuquerque that may be connected, according to police. They said officers responded to a convenience store 7:45 a.m. Sunday and found the body of a man who had been shot. During their...

Detroit woman charged after body of son, 3, found in freezer

Jun. 26, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit woman has been charged in the death of her 3-year-old son after police found the boy's decomposing body in a basement freezer. The 31-year-old woman is charged with first-degree murder, child abuse and torture and concealing the death of an individual,...

Houston man gets life in prison after fatally shooting 3 men

Jun. 26, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting four men, including three who were killed, in the aftermath of a drug deal gone bad, according to prosecutors. A jury in Harris County last week found Joshua Kelsey, 37, guilty of three counts of murder...

Body found in Las Vegas desert ID'd; Was a homicide victim

Jun. 26, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A body found in a desert area has been identified as a Las Vegas man who was a homicide victim, according to authorities. The Clark County coroner’s office said the body was that of 59-year-old Martin Lopez-Aguilar. The body was found last Sunday...

Couple fatally shot at resort in domestic murder-suicide

Jun. 25, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man and woman were found fatally shot Saturday at a hotel resort in central Florida's tourist corridor in what authorities are describing as a murder-suicide that started as a domestic dispute. The middle-aged man and woman were found at The Fountains Resort...